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Strong Equity Gains are Giving Homeowners More Options

Residential homes in the United States have experienced strong equity gains in the last three years, and a recent survey indicates that they expect the equity gains to continue in 2016.  In a new survey conducted by loanDepot released Monday, 60 percent of respondents said their homes have gained equity in since 2013 as the housing […]

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Zillow Announces Acquisition of Trulia

   Combination of companies sets stage to offer more real estate tools and services that empower consumers and drive more business for real estate professionals. The Boards of Directors of both companies have approved the transaction, which is expected to close in 2015. The combined company will maintain both the Zillow and Trulia consumer brands, […]

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Shadow Inventory? Not from Foreclosure Holdbacks!!!

http://www.dsnews.com/articles/foreclosure-filings-reach-six-and-a-half-year-low-2013-07-10 The most recent report from Realty Trac shows filings of foreclosures hitting a 6 1/2 year low in June, dipping 14% from May and down $35% from a year ago, dropping to a low not seen since December of 2006.  The year to date foreclosure filings are down 23% from the same time period […]

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Consumer Confidence Surges with Recent Home Price Gains

http://www.dsnews.com/articles/confidence-in-home-price-gains-reaches-record-level-2013-05-07 According to Fannie Mae’s Monthly National Housing Survey, optimism over the health of our Nation’s Housing Market, based on increasing home values, saw a continued growth in the month of April.  This was the first month in over 3 years that more than half the surveyed home owners responded that they anticipated future price […]

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